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RE: Working Group Decision on ISSUE-91: Removing the aside Element

From: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2010 14:04:57 -0700 (PDT)
To: "'Sam Ruby'" <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: "'Laura Carlson'" <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>, "'Shelley Powers'" <shelleyp@burningbird.net>, "'HTML WG'" <public-html@w3.org>, "'HTML Accessibility Task Force'" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00b801cb0429$969330b0$c3b99210$@edu>
Sam Ruby wrote:

> One doesn't need to be a member of the working group to file a bug, I 
> would encourage everyone to participate.
>
> If you read the decisions[1][2] down to the final paragraph in each, all 
> the decision ruled on is whether or not these elements are to be removed 
> AT THIS TIME.  If the implementations aren't forthcoming, these elements 
> will be removed later in the process.  If the a11y bugs that Shelley is 
> expecting[3] do materialize, that may also trigger their removal.  As 
> would unresolvable issues of any other kind.
>
> A bug is a bug.  Fixes may involve remediation or removal.  I will 
> agree, however, that those two options are likely to be pursued in that 
> order, i.e., removal only if remediation fails.

Thanks for the clarifications Sam. 

JF
Received on Friday, 4 June 2010 21:05:32 GMT

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